• Posted in: Sunday Prayers Sunday Prayers: Dearborn Building

    “Cheery” is a word I would use to describe a front-yard flower garden, not an abandoned building. But when it comes to the property at the corner of 10th and Dearborn, it’s hard to attach...

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  • Posted in: Sunday Prayers Sunday Prayers: Rivoli Theatre

    Downtown Indianapolis. Noon. At most tables, the lunchtime chatter was of clients, projects and “the kids.” But at our table—which was crowded with soup, a sandwich and notebooks—there was talk of an empty, dilapidated property....

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  • Posted in: Sunday Prayers Sunday Prayers: Readers’ Choice

    It was my co-worker who posed the question. “So, you write about dilapidated properties, right?” “Yes,” I grinned, “and I’m always up for more ideas.” Historic Indianapolis appreciates and loves your comments, suggestions, and questions....

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  • Posted in: Then & Now Indianapolis Then and Now: Rivoli Theater- 3155 E. Tenth Street

    With all of the attention focused on the near eastside during the Super Bowl Legacy Project, one building is near the top of everyone’s list of restoration: the Rivoli Theater at 3155 E. Tenth Street....

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